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Karelyn.Tatis
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Shanel.grullon
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Should The United States federal government increase public health services for mental health care?

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Started: 5/7/2014 Category: Health
Updated: 2 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
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Karelyn.Tatis

Pro

P1: Mental illness is an important public health problem in itself"about 25% of U.S. adults have a mental illness"but also because it is associated with chronic medical diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and obesity.

http://www.cdc.gov.........

P2: Commitment on the part of the Federal government, State governments, communities, public- and private-sector providers, insurers, researchers, consumers, and family members to work together toward a single vision: the day when all adults with serious mental illnesses and all children with serious emotional disturbances live, work, learn, and participate fully in their communities.

http://www.samhsa.gov.........

C: The United States federal government should substantially increase public health services for mental health care in the United States
Shanel.grullon

Con

P1: Public health agencies can incorporate mental health promotion into chronic disease prevention efforts
P2: It is not safe for those mentally ill to be part of the community

In conclusion, the United States federal government should not increase public health services for mental health care because there is no need to increase services for issues that are already being addressed.
Debate Round No. 1
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Posted by Karelyn.Tatis 2 years ago
Karelyn.Tatis
lol. its a homework assignment to see who can debate pro or con better. forgot to add my buddy. your welcome to comment once we've completed and vote :)
Posted by AdamKG 2 years ago
AdamKG
I don't know if you will find someone who will debate con with this. At least I think this is common sense that we need more psychiatric healthcare in the U.S.
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